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Underdeck tarmacking - Wessex House to 10 West (26-27 Feb)

SETsquared partnership ranked as the world’s top business incubator

The SETsquared partnership has been ranked as the world’s leading business incubator for its outstanding contribution to developing the next generation of UK tech entrepreneurs.

Complicated inhalers prevent patients from taking medicine, study finds

Respiratory disease patients with arthritis could struggle to manage their conditions because their inhalers are too fiddly for them to use, University of Bath research has found.

Staff focus groups on University Mental Health Strategy

Retaining trust in 21st century business

On 26 Feb David Elliott, Director for Wessex Water speaks on the challenges facing modern companies

An eco-social framework for fair sustainability

There’s more to skeleton than meets the ice

Our researchers are working with British Skeleton and UK Sport on the science behind the Winter Olympic sport

IT maintenance: 27 February 7am to 9am

The Netherlands Ambassador visits campus

The Netherlands Ambassador to the UK, Simon Smits, visited the University on 20 Feb as part of the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution (BRLSI) ‘World Affairs through our Eyes’.

Find about this year’s Arts Scholars at The Edge

Decarbonising to a cleaner economy

While energy and technology underscore economic development, they also give rise to unwanted side effects

Changes to Business Objects access

Freedom of expression: A message from Mark Humphriss (University Secretary)

The University of Bath cherishes freedom of speech. A variety of speakers are invited onto campus by staff and students as part of our community’s desire to foster debate and the spirit of free enquiry.

Materials research society conference in Boston

Help us learn more about mental health disclosure

Experience the Uni at a postgraduate Open Day

We're holding a series of special postgraduate Open Days to help you find out about studying our courses and life at Bath

Gravitational waves: sounds of the universe

Prof Sheila Rowan MBE from the University of Glasgow speaks as part of Founders Day

Update on USS pension proposals

A message from Martin Williams (Director of Finance) and Richard Brooks (Director of HR)

April course dates available (staff development)

Update enables transfer of grades from Moodle to SAMIS

The new Moodle plugin, to be rolled out on 1 March, is designed to facilitate the automatic transfer of grades from Moodle assignments into SAMIS

Felicity Bond raising money for Air Ambulance

The search for our new Vice-Chancellor

Richard Brooks (Director of HR) blogs about the focus groups, and survey which closes this week

Yarnold wins gold and Deas claims bronze

Lizzy Yarnold made history by defending her Olympic title and Laura Deas bagged a superb bronze

Coalition-making in the 2018 Italian election

Dom Parsons bags skeleton bronze

Our Mechanical Engineering PhD student wins Team GB’s first medal of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games

Latest IAA Open Call – deadline 9 April

McMafia’s passive women simply aren’t credible

ISEE: The world we'll leave behind: the sustainability challenge

April course dates avaialble

Physics professors receive Rank Prize for optical fibre discoveries

Physics Professors Tim Birks and Jonathan Knight have received The Rank Prize for Optoelectonics 2018 for their work on photonic crystal fibres.

Dom Parsons firmly in contention

Student Dom Parsons is firmly in contention to win Team GB’s first medal of the 2018 Winter Olympics

Students get ready for national Student Volunteering Week

Bath researcher to receive (FAPESP) funding

Sport Training Village: Gym extension update

Metal to use sunlight to clean water

Our researchers are developing a way to remove micropollutants from water using nanoporous metal

Mixing and mastering in music production 8 week course

New electronic research environment starts to realise benefits

Hundreds of potential students participate in virtual open day

More exams to combat stress in schools: utterly absurd

Sierra Leone goes to the polls on 7 March

Chancellor forges links in India

HRH The Earl of Wessex met with partners, potential students and alumni on a visit to India last week

Bath Scheme Fellows awarded in December 2017

IPR: Principles for global data governance

Professor James Davenport on the security of credit card info and cyber security on both sides of the Atlantic

New nanoporous metal foams uses sunlight to clean up water

A researcher from the University of Bath is leading the way in creating a new, more efficient way for the water industry to safely remove micropollutants from water without increasing their carbon footprint.

Film showing: ‘Tschick’ - a taste of German culture

All students and staff are invited to experience a taste of German culture at our film showing of the hit German comedy film, Tschick. This film will be shown in German with English sub-titles.

Family Drawing Festival at The Edge this Saturday

Kerry Papps discuses the football transfer window for BBC

Supermarkets and social media

Five tips to ensure your supermarket is listening to you on social media

Staff Spotlight on...Prof. Jeremy Bradshaw

This week's spotlight is on Professor Jeremy Bradshaw, our new Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International & Doctoral)

Staff and students deliver aid to Calais and Dunkirk

University staff and students joined a convoy to the north of France last week to volunteer with ‘Refugee Community Kitchen’ and deliver donations for homeless displaced people in Calais and Dunkirk. The group of fourteen collected enough winter clothes, sleeping bags, blankets and food on campus and in town to fill several vehicles, including a large van.

Young India Student of the Year 2018 announced

Our Chancellor, HRH The Earl of Wessex, was in Delhi this week to announce the winner of our economics essay competition for prospective Indian students

Loads of half term fun at The Edge next week

New building for School of Management

Have your say on proposals for a new building for the School of Management on 13 Feb, 1pm to 3pm

New Campus Masterplan project

Work to start on a new Masterplan for our estate

Nominate now for Teaching Awards

Staff and students now have until Thursday 15 February to nominate those who contribute to learning and teaching excellence

Saturday gallery tour with Jerwood Drawing Prize co-founder

2018 Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Public Engagement

New Uni podcast episode features Dr Felia Allum

Team Bath Sportive cycling event: 22 April

Using energy supplements & exercising

Dr Javier Gonzalez explores whether energy supplements improve training or sports performance

Court speeches and minutes

The minutes from the meeting of Court held on Tuesday January 16 are now available at: These will be for formal approval at the next meeting.

Love Island viewers exposed to tobacco related images

Super charging the electric revolution

Bath is part of a Multi-Scale Modelling project that aims to understand and predict battery performance

Supporting young researchers

Two Bath students are celebrating the chance to continue their PhD studies thanks to a generous gift

Researchfish data collection period open

Department for Health researchers win initiator grant

New University furniture contract – Have your say!

University launches 2018 student surveys

Student surveys for the 2017/18 academic year will be open for 12 weeks from Monday 5 February 2018

The story about GSK, robots and PhD students

Six students from the CSCT visited GlaxoSmithKline’s Research & Development sites in Stevenage

Formatting your Word documents, Friday 9 February

Curriculum Management Information System celebration

We celebrated the successful launch of our new Curriculum Management Information System (CMIS) this week

USS pensions feedback

Thank you to those who contacted us with feedback on our message about the USS pension scheme earlier this week.

Undergraduate Open Days 2018

A message from Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Provost, Professor Bernie Morley regarding our open days

GW4 announces latest funding call for collaborative research

Staff Spotlight on... Rachel Wooding

This week's spotlight is on Hospitality Supervisor Rachel Wooding who talks veggie food and advice for students

CUC consultation on remuneration guidelines

The Committee of University Chairs (CUC) has, for many years, published guidelines on the governance of Universities, including the issue of senior staff remuneration. These standards have been adopted across the higher education sector. The University has an ongoing commitment to complying with CUC guidance. CUC has just produced in draft new more comprehensive Remuneration Guidance. CUC are seeking comments from “anyone with an interest in the reputation of the UK higher education sector”. The formal consultation ends on 12 March 2018 and we would encourage individuals to offer their views on the draft guidance directly through that formal consultation. The Guidance will also inform the Effectiveness Review being carried out by Halpin Partnership and consequent decisions by the University Council in May.

Machines: Algorithms & Ethics

Take part in this campus-wide thematic semester on the use of machine learning in decision-making

Becoming a Trans Ally – Thurs 8 March

12 Resolutions for a More Sustainable 2018

Doctoral students and academics wanted

New autism school launching today

The Bath Employment Spring School for autism aims to improve autistic graduates' employment chances

Major new industrial collaboration for the University of Bath

The University and EDF Energy have signed a five year ‘Research Framework Agreement‘ to provide a range of research and consultancy support for the Hinkley C supply chain.

What is in store for the Palestinian Authority?

VC's Research Day presentations

Early career researchers from across the University showcase their work to the Vice-Chancellor

How to participate in weight loss and exercise study

Teaching Development Fund's Sandpit success

Inside the 2016/17 Impact Report

Discover how our students’ and researchers’ lives are being transformed by our alumni and friends

ahs renews Bath’s Fairtrade status for another two years

First steps in curriculum transformation

Prof. Andrew Heath talks about progress made during phase one of curriculum development

Wessex House Underdeck closure, Mon 29 Jan to Fri 9 Feb

Only one week left to discover Steven Pippin’s machines

Use PivotTables to summarise data Friday 2 February

Dr Peter Allen on diversity in Parliament

Universities Superannuation Scheme update

An update on USS pensions following a meeting of the Joint Negotiating Committee on Tuesday 23 January

University interest-free loan scheme

You can now apply for an interest-free loan to cover fees associated with immigration

Uni athletes heading to 2018 Olympics

Four skeleton athletes based at Bath will be heading to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChange

Search for our new Vice-Chancellor

There are a number of upcoming events that you can attend to have your say on our new Vice-Chancellor

Add videos & pictures to your presentation 30 January, 2pm to 4pm

Changes to childcare voucher scheme

The Government has announced that the childcare voucher scheme is closing to all new applications from 6 April 2018.

IT maintenance affects Ansys, SAMIS, Pure & more on Tue 30 Jan

Creating the seven secrets of highly successful research students

Time for research with Hugh Kearns

IPR blog: “the road to space is paved with good intentions”

Bath leads new training to aid pharmacy workforce

The Mountain Trike: from UG project to commercial product

Staff Spotlight on... Dr Sophie Whiting

This week's Staff Spotlight is on Dr Sophie Whiting who talks time travel, Lauryn Hill and ambitious students

Institute of Coding established

The University has been chosen to lead the development of the new Institute of Coding

National Institute of Coding established to help plug digital skills gap

A £40M national Institute of Coding led by University of Bath will help fill the UK’s digital skills shortage, as well as attracting more people from underrepresented groups into the sector.

Bath leads new pharmacist training to strengthen and diversify the pharmacy workforce

The University of Bath is leading on new masters-level training for community pharmacists in the southern NHS regions of England.

Digital marketing skills programme

Learn more about a new training programme for colleagues who create content for the website

Search for our New Vice-Chancellor

The Committee on the Office of the Vice-Chancellor had the first meeting this week, beginning the formal process